Climate Change in Southern California

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Students of climate say that change is inevitable, and that includes the Golden State, where climate historically has been a major attraction to a growing population. Is it too late to be sure our children and grandchildren will be able to go surfing and skiing all on the same day? We hear what it'll be if greenhouse emissions continue at current rates, compared to how life might be if there's mitigation, and look at the prospect of sea levels rising. Also, Frank McCourt's continuing shadow over Dodger Stadium.

Image-for-WWLA.jpgOn our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, President Obama has reversed course on helping Syrian rebels—but advocates of intervention are saying it's too little too late. Have there been any better options?  Is the US already fighting a proxy war with Iran and Russia that includes other Middle East countries?  Could American air power bring the Assad regime to the negotiating table?

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Evan George, Sonya Geis